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Can my wife keep a house she inherited from her grandmother

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Can my wife keep a house she inherited from her grandmother all for herself and still demand half of the marital home. It is 17 year childless marriage
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-How old are you both?
-What other assets and pensions do you both have (both sole and joint), together with values?
-What are your respective incomes?
-What is the value of the property, and what is the outstanding mortgage?
-Who is now living in the property?
-Whose name is ***** ***** in?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Joint mortgage with equity of £139k
Wife's inherited house no mortgage
Income of £450 month
Husbands income £28k
Wife's income35k
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Husband living in marital home- wife no longer paying mortgage
Pension on both sides negligible
No life assurance
Wife keeps all rental income from inherited house
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

What is the value of the inherited home?

Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, this question remains open. Please could you provide the requested information so that I can assist you.

Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Sorry, I cannot take a phone call at the moment, but if you are able to provide the information requested I can continue to assist you.

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